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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games

A wide and varied collection of Shareware programs for the Windows 3.0/3.1/3.1.1 systems of the early 1990s. Many are written in visual Basic, utilizing the then-new programmable user interface of Windows to allow a greater amount of independent programmers to make applications.

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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Chris Pirih
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MISSING COVER Released 2001 Also For Windows Perspective Top-down Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Arcade Description SkiFree is the standalone version of the game originally included as a part of the Microsoft Entertainment Pack 3 (1991) for Windows 3.x, and later made available separately for Windows 3.x. It was then re-compiled for 32-bit Windows systems when the author found back the source code and released it for free through his website. Players control a skier...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dima Pavlovsky
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Published by Microsoft Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Borrowing certain gameplay conventions from Qix , JezzBall presents another scenario forcing the player to divide and conquer a 2D playfield by whittling away slivers of it until it is at only 25% (or less) of its original size. The complicating factor here are balls, more with every level, bouncing off the edges of the continuous...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Epyx
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eye 10,755
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More commonly known as the best game in Microsoft's Windows Entertainment Pack series and one of the most innovative games ever made for any system, Chip's Challenge was actually first released by Epyx in 1990 with little fanfare. The game even has a neat plot for an action game: Chip is a love-starved nerd who's desperate for a date with Melina, a fellow nerd (nerdette?). To prove that he's worthy of her attention, Chip must go through dozens of rooms to get to Melanie. Unlike a typical puzzle...
Topics: puzzle, strategy
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Christopher Lee Fraley
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eye 6,763
favorite 11
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Discover Rodent's Revenge, an excellent game of 1991 runnable on Windows 3.x system. The publisher Microsoft had wonderful ideas around arcade. Description first appeared on myabandonware.com.
Topics: Arcade, Strategy
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Paul Ligeski
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eye 1,972
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Developed by ServantWare Released 1992 Platform Windows 3.x Published by ServantWare Perspective Side view Genre Action Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In this game, the mouse cursor turns into a jewel thief. The player must move the thief around gathering valuables while guardians bounce around the screen in a predictable pattern. Getting all of the treasure leads to the next level, but bumping into a guardian causes the loss of a life. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Spiderweb Software
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Exile III: Ruined World is the triumphant conclusion to the Exile trilogy, a massive epic withelegant interface, fascinating plot, and beautiful grapics and sound. A more fascinating and playable game, one will be very hard pressed to find. In Exile, you were cast down into the underworld by the Empire. In Exile II, you claimed the pit as your own, and fought off the Empire. In Exile III, your battle is to return home, to return to the surface and the sunlight you had thought lost forever. The...
Topic: exile3
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Brian L. Goble
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eye 1,534
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Platform Windows 3.x Released Jan 22, 1993 Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Platform Description You are MicroMan, stuck inside a computer. You must run, jump, and shoot your way out. Along the way are cannons, a variety of mechanized enemies, ladders, invisible bricks, three different weapon upgrades, a super jump ability, a shield, moving platforms, platforms that fade in and out of existence, transporters, a mirror room and bottomless pits. MicroMan was...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ivan Mackintosh
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eye 1,494
favorite 1
comment 0
Platform Windows 3.x Released 1994 Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description Dodger is a game in the style of Pac-Man . In Pac-Man the player has to eat all the dots from the board in order to pass to the next level. In this game the dots are replaced by fruits (apple, strawberry and cherry) that the player has to eat in order to get a score and to go to the next level. The enemies are four mean laser machines in the sides of the levels and they attack the player by shooting...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by ZH Computer
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eye 1,408
favorite 3
comment 0
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by onesong partners, Inc.
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eye 1,346
favorite 2
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Time Warner Interactive, Inc. Developed by onesong partners, Inc. Released 1995 Also For Macintosh, Windows Published by Time Warner Interactive Inc. Perspective Bird's-eye view Pacing Meditative / Zen Interface Direct Control Genre Puzzle Visual Isometric Description In this puzzle game players must move what is known as the light-bodied cube to pick life forces and progress to the next level. However it is not as easy as it sounds, as other squares on the board can light up, making it harder...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Robert Epps
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Windows 3 Game: Alien Force (1990) Platform Windows 3.x Released 1990 Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Arcade Description Alien Force places you in control of a space ship on a mission to destroy all enemy ships. Destroy every ship on a level and you go up to the next level with more difficult enemies. The action is showed from top-down, and you move around on a one-screen field with obstacles. You are only allowed to shoot one missile at a time, so the game is not...
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Topic: Shoot-'Em-Up games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Headbone Interactive
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eye 886
favorite 4
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Childrens' entertainment CD-ROM for Windows 3.1 and Macintosh.
Topics: Windows 3.1 CD-ROM, Macintosh CD-ROM
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dexterity Software
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Windows 3 Game: BrainWave 2 (1997) Developed by Dexterity Software Released 1997 Platform Windows 3.x Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description BrainWave 2 is a single player shareware game that combines the control system of Space Invaders with the swooping enemy formations of Galaxian . It is a sequel to Dexterity Software's BrainWave . Once again nanobots are attacking the player's brain and the player's...
Topic: Shoot-'Em-Up game
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ivan Mackintosh
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eye 578
favorite 2
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1994 Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description Dodger is a game in the style of Pac-Man . In Pac-Man the player has to eat all the dots from the board in order to pass to the next level. In this game the dots are replaced by fruits (apple, strawberry and cherry) that the player has to eat in order to get a score and to go to the next level. The enemies are four mean laser machines in the sides of the levels and they attack the player by shooting...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Slick Software
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eye 167
favorite 1
comment 0
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by ServantWare
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In this game, the mouse cursor turns into a jewel thief. The player must move the thief around gathering valuables while guardians bounce around the screen in a predictable pattern. Getting all of the treasure leads to the next level, but bumping into a guardian causes the loss of a life. Mobygames
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Albert C. Ashton
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eye 109
favorite 1
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Peter Lok; Sandra Garvie
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eye 88
favorite 3
comment 0
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Steve Moraff
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eye 72
favorite 1
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